Bushfire burning out of control, threatening lives and homes in Augusta-Margaret River

A map showing the fire zone of the Emergency Warning issued for a blaze in Augusta-Margaret River.A bushfire emergency warning has been issued for parts of the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River, about 300 kilometres south of Perth.

The warning covers people in the area bounded by Brockman Highway, Courtney Road, Payne Road and Wall Road.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) said the fire started near the intersection of Brockman Highway and Beck Road in Courtenay.

via Bushfire burning out of control, threatening lives and homes in Augusta-Margaret River – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)